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Cockpit-ws is a command line tool designed to assist system administrators in managing multiple servers remotely. It stands for Cockpit Web Service and is a component of the Cockpit project, a web-based administration interface for Linux servers.

Using the cockpit-ws tool, administrators can manage servers running Cockpit directly from the command line, providing a convenient alternative to the web interface. It allows for server management tasks such as monitoring system resources, configuring network settings, managing virtual machines, and accessing logs all from the command line.

Cockpit-ws leverages the Cockpit API to communicate with the web service and provides a command line interface to interact with the server. It supports various authentication methods, including password and certificate-based authentication, ensuring secure access to the servers.

This command line tool is widely used by system administrators who prefer working on the command line or need to automate server management tasks through scripts or other automation tools. It offers a familiar Unix-like user experience, making it easy to navigate and execute commands.

Cockpit-ws is compatible with a range of Linux distributions, including CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, among others. Its versatility, simplicity, and feature-rich command line interface make it a popular choice for managing Linux servers efficiently and effectively.

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